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Yesterday's Books for Today

"Who controls the past controls the future. Who controls the present controls the past." - George Orwell1984.

2017 has been a confusing year.

We hear about "fake news," "alternate facts," Facebook bubbles of information and existential threats. This is the news of our times. But while these are very current issues, one of the public reactions to this confusion is the rise of certain classic books on the bestseller lists.

These vintage novels that deal with: government misinformation (1984), the fragility of democracy (It Can't Happen Here), the injustice of the justice system (The Trial), and other timely subjects are suddenly popular.  

People are seeing the concerns of 2017 reflected back from earlier times.

If you are looking for some thought-provoking reading, check out these newly popular books that are relevant again.

Yesterday's Books for Today @ SCCLD

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